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  • Provincial Government Contributing $7.2 Million for Enhanced Patient Care Initiative

    November 27, 2014

    The Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, joined with funding partners IBM and the Government of Canada to launch the Translational and Personalized Medicine Initiative (TPMI). The Provincial Government is contributing $7.2 million to a $50 million fund, which will be allocated over the next five years. Led by Memorial University, TPMI will bring the latest and most innovative discoveries in health research directly to patients in an effort to enhance care and treatment options.

  • Minister Breaks Ground for the Maritime Link Project

    November 26, 2014

    The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources, today joined the Honourable Andrew Younger, Nova Scotia Minister of Energy, and Chris Huskilson, President and CEO of Emera, in a ground-breaking ceremony at the Bottom Brook construction site in Newfoundland and Labrador. The purpose of the event was to recognize the start of construction of the Maritime Link Project and to sign an industrial and employment benefits agreement for the project.

  • Fifth Annual Purple Ribbon Campaign Continues to Raise Awareness of Violence Against Women

    November 25, 2014

    The Provincial Government is pleased to announce the fifth annual Purple Ribbon Campaign to increase public awareness and responsiveness to the issue of violence against women in Newfoundland and Labrador. This year’s Purple Ribbon Campaign was launched today at Confederation Building by the Honourable Judy Manning, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women. The minister was joined by representatives from community partners, including the Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women and the Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre.

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